Nixa Public Schools


  • Substitute Applications Now Open


    Sub applications for the 2018-19 school year are now open and will be open from April 2 to August 31. To apply, go to to fill out the paperwork. You only need 60 college hours to be a substitute teacher at Nixa.


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  • Nixa Hires Dr. Gearl Loden as Superintendent


    Dr. Gearl Loden

    Nixa Public Schools is honored to announce that Dr. H Gearl Loden will be the new superintendent for Nixa Public Schools beginning July 1, 2018.


    Dr. Loden is currently the superintendent at Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Mississippi, where he has served in that position for six years.


    To learn about Dr. Loden, go to




















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  • Letter to Parents/Guardians: How the District Communicates with You


    Nixa Parents/Guardians,


    We want to make sure that you are getting the communication you want and need. Here is how we are going to communicate with you:


    1. The district app is going to be our main method of communication to get information to you. This will allow you to get detailed information send directly to you on the app and get alerted (if you have them turned on) when new information is sent out. To download the app on your iPhone or Android, go to the links below. Once downloaded, make sure and go into notifications and Follow Schools and choose Nixa Public Schools as well as your child’s school.


         a. Download or update it at the following links:


    2. If you have not been getting emails from the district, make sure you have information added to receive alerts from the district through email. This is an additional screen on the information update. To update your information or check to see what emails are on the account, go to We cannot control if your email address is blocked by your company or email provider or sent to SPAM. This is why we encourage the app as well.


    3. If you want to know all about what is going on in the district, district events, updates, news, and other district news, make sure and subscribe to QuickNews. This is a bi-weekly email that comes out to let you know all the great things going on in Nixa as well as news beneficial to you. To sign up go to


    4. Because phone calls are not reliable and text alerts allow us to give very little information, these will only be used in an emergency like a lock-down or immediate crisis. Please do not expect information on these platforms unless an actual crisis is taking place. Otherwise, please expect notifications through the app and email.


    5. Inclement Weather Information. It's about time for winter weather to hit.  Make sure you know all the details about our winter weather procedures. We will send out the notifications for no school, late start, or early dismissal through the district app as well as phone calls in addition to the website, social media, and sending the info to news outlets. For full information on our winter weather procedures, go to


    6. Athletic Updates: If you would like to stay up to date on athletics, make sure and
    subscribe to Nixa High School Athletics under Notifications on the app to get the daily


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  • Dr. Kleinsmith Named Missouri Superintendent of the Year
    Dr. Stephen Kleinsmith has been named Superintendent of the Year by the Missouri Association of School Administrators during its annual fall conference held October 5-8, 2017, at Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, Missouri.
    MASA Executive Director, Doug Hayter, stated, "Dr. Kleinsmith is one of the most respected leaders in Missouri education.  He is known for his professional demeanor and his willingness to address the important and often challenging aspects of public education.  Most importantly, he has always been focused on what is best for students."
    Dr. Kleinsmith will be recognized during the AASA National Conference on Education in Nashville in February for his state selection.
     Dr. Kleinsmith receiving his award for superintendent of the year

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  • NPS School Board Named Outstanding Board of Education


    Nixa Public School's Board of Education has earned the top honor in the state by being named a 2017 "Outstanding Board of Education" for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment by the Missouri School Boards' Association.


    Nixa was one of only 16 boards out of 520 across the state to receive an "Outstanding Board" award and were recognized for their work making sure the district has a current comprehensive curriculum, strong instructional leadership and effective instruction, data-based decision making regarding instruction and programming, balanced and comprehensive system of student assessment, & student access to educational programing and resources.


    Nixa Board of Education members include president Scott McDonald, vice-president Linda Daughtery, secretary Glenn Scott, Mike Copeland, Josh Roberts, Brent Dunn, RaeLynn Anderson, and treasurer Brenda Rantz.

    2017 Nixa Schools Board of Education


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